Senate unanimously passes SC&HC Extension Jurisdiction to FATA Bill, 2018


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The Senate today unanimously passed “The Supreme Court and High Court (Extension Jurisdiction to Federally Administered Tribal Areas) Bill, 2018.”

The Bill moved by Law Minister Mahmood Bashir Virk is aimed at extending jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Peshawar High Court to FATA.

Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Khan Sanjranai has also formed a special committee to look into the matter raised by Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah regarding acute water shortage in Sindh due to non-implementation of Water Accord 1991.

The committee was formed with the consent of the Leader of the House and Leader of the opposition.